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  1. Self-Trust: A Study of Reason, Knowledge, and Autonomy.Keith Lehrer - 1997 - Oxford University Press.
    The eminent philosopher Keith Lehrer offers an original and distinctively personal view of central aspects of the human condition, such as reason, knowledge, wisdom, autonomy, love, consensus, and consciousness. He argues that what is uniquely human is our capacity for evaluating our own mental states (such as beliefs and desires), and suggests that we have a system for such evaluation which allows the resolution of personal and interpersonal conflict. The keystone in this system is self-trust, on which reason, knowledge, and (...)
  2. World Philosophies.Ninian Smart - 2008 - Routledge.
  3. Dictionary of World Philosophy.A. Pablo Iannone - 2001 - Routledge.
    The _Dictionary of World Philosophy_ covers the diverse and challenging terminology, concepts, schools and traditions of the vast field of world philosophy. Providing an extremely comprehensive resource and an essential point of reference in a complex and expanding field of study the _Dictionary_ covers all major subfields of the discipline. Key features: * Cross-references are used to highlight interconnections and the cross-cultural diffusion and adaptation of terms which has taken place over time * The user is led from specific terms (...)
  4. Other Minds: Critical Essays, 1969–1994.Thomas Nagel - 1995 - Oxford University Press.
    Over the past twenty-five years, Thomas Nagel has played a major role in the philosophico-biological debate on subjectivity and consciousness. This extensive collection of published essays and reviews offers Nagel's opinionated views on the philosophy of mind, epistemology, and political philosophy, as well as on fellow philosophers like Freud, Wittgenstein, Rawls, Dennet, Chomsky, Searle, Nozick, Dworkin, and MacIntyre.
  5. Ethics in America: Source Reader.Lisa H. Newton (ed.) - 2003 - Prentice-Hall.
  6. Twentieth-Century Multiplicity: American Thought and Culture, 1900-1920.Daniel H. Borus - 2008 - Rowman & Littlefield Publishers.
    The book describes the ways in which American thinkers and artists in the first two decades of the twentieth century challenged notions that a single principle ...
  7. Philosophy Of Psychology.Mario Bunge & Ruben Ardila - 1987 - Springer.
  8. Philosophical Analysis and Human Welfare: Selected Essays and Chapters From Six Decades.Dickinson Sergeant Miller - 1975 - D. Reidel Pub. Co..
  9. Robert Nozick.David Schmidtz (ed.) - 2002 - Cambridge University Press.
    This is an introductory volume to Robert Nozick, one of the dominant philosophical thinkers of the current age. It is part of a new series, Contemporary Philosophy in Focus. Each volume in the series will consist of newly commissioned essays that will cover all the major contributions of a preeminent philosopher in a systematic and accessible manner. Robert Nozick is one of the most creative and individual philosophical voices of the last 25 years. His most famous book, Anarchy, State and (...)
  10. Mathematical Logic in Latin America: Proceedings of the IV Latin American Symposium on Mathematical Logic Held in Santiago, December 1978.Ayda I. Arruda, R. Chuaqui & Newton C. A. Costa (eds.) - 1980 - Sole Distributors for the U.S.A. And Canada, Elsevier North-Holland.
    (or not oveA-complete.) . Let * be a unary operator defined on the set F of formulas of the language £ (ie, if A is a formula of £, then *A is also a ...
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  11. The Philosophy of Carl G. Hempel: Studies in Science, Explanation, and Rationality.Carl G. Hempel - 2001 - Oxford University Press.
    Editor James Fetzer presents an analytical and historical introduction and a comprehensive bibliography together with selections of many of Carl G. Hempel's most important studies to give students and scholars an ideal opportunity to appreciate the enduring contributions of one of the most influential philosophers of science of the 20th century.
  12. A History of Philosophy in America: 1720-2000.Bruce Kuklick - 2001 - Clarendon Press.
    Ranging from Joseph Bellamy to Hilary Putnam, and from early New England Divinity Schools to contemporary university philosophy departments, historian Bruce Kuklick recounts the story of the growth of philosophical thinking in the United States. Readers will explore the thought of early American philosphers such as Jonathan Edwards and John Witherspoon and will see how the political ideas of Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Paine and Thomas Jefferson influenced philosophy in colonial America. Kuklick discusses The Transcendental Club (members Henry David Thoreau, Ralph (...)
  13. Radical Pragmatism: An Alternative.Robert J. Roth - 1998 - Fordham University Press.
    Robert Roth, among the first few Catholics to write favorably, even if critically, about American pragmatism, presents here a creative piece of comparative philosophy in which he achieves a long-term goal of attempting a reconciliation between pragmatism and a classical spiritual and religious perspective. The title, Radical Pragmatism, is an adaptation of William James’s "radical empiricism." James had argues that the classical empiricists, Locke and Hume, did not go far enough in their account of experience. They missed some of its (...)
  14. Method, Model, and Matter.Mario Augusto Bunge - 1973 - Boston: Reidel.
  15. Classical American Philosophy: Essential Readings and Interpretive Essays.John J. Stuhr (ed.) - 1987 - Oxford University Press.
    Charles S. Peirce, William James, Josiah Royce, George Santayana, John Dewey, and George Herbert Mead: each of these individuals is an original and historically important thinker; each is an essential contributor to the period, perspective, and tradition of classical American philosophy; and each speaks directly, imaginatively, critically, and wisely to our contemporary global society, its distant possibilities for improvement, and its massive, pressing problems. From the initiative of pragmatism in approximately 1870 to Dewey's final work after World War II, classical (...)
  16. Pragmatism, Postmodernism, and the Future of Philosophy.John J. Stuhr - 2002 - Routledge.
    Pragmatism, Postmodernism and the Future of Philosophy is a vigorous and dynamic confrontation with the task and temperament of philosophy today. In this energetic and far-reaching new book, Stuhr draws persuasively on the resources of the pragmatist tradition of James and Dewey, and critically engages the work of Continental philosophers like Adorno, Foucault, and Deleuze, to explore fundamental questions of how we might think and live differently in the future. Along the way, the book addresses important issues in public policy, (...)
  17. The Methodological Unity of Science.Mario Augusto Bunge (ed.) - 1973 - Boston: Reidel.
    ... presented as "the'tirst ph'uosopher who attempte'd to be both exact and in tune with the science of his day. Certain rules of philosophical method are ...
  18. Rescher on Rationality, Values, and Social Responsibility: A Philosophical Portrait.Nicholas J. Moutafakis - 2007 - Ontos.
    This work brings under the centrally unifying theme of 'rationality' some of the issues on values and personal responsibility he has addressed during his long ...
  19. The Unraveling of Scientism: American Philosophy at the End of the Twentieth Century.Joseph Margolis - 2003 - Cornell University Press.
    The Unraveling of Scientism, a companion to Joseph Margolis's Reinventing Pragmatism, follows the thread of American analytic philosophy through the second half ...
  20. Post-Analytic Philosophy.John Rajchman & Cornel West - 1985 - Columbia University Press.
    Three Steps on the Ladder of Writing is a poetic, insightful, and ultimately moving exploration of 'the strange science of writing.
  21. Bioethics: Latin American Perspectives.Arleen L. F. Salles & María Julia Bertomeu (eds.) - 2002 - Rodopi.
    Presents a unique view of the current state of development of bioethics in Latin America.
  22. Exact Philosophy; Problems, Tools, and Goals.Mario Augusto Bunge (ed.) - 1973 - Boston: D. Reidel.
  23. The Sacred Heritage: The Influence of Shamanism on Analytical Psychology.Donald Sandner & Steven H. Wong (eds.) - 1997 - Routledge.
    Although in modern times and clinical settings, we rarely see the old characteristics of tribal shamanism such as deep trances, out-of-body experiences, and soul retrieval, the archetypal dreams, waking visions and active imagination of modern depth psychology represents a liminal zone where ancient and modern shamanism overlaps with analytical psychology. These essays explore the contributors' excursions as healers and therapists into this zone. The contributors describe the many facets shamanism and depth psychology have in common: animal symbolism; recognition of the (...)
  24. Pragmatism: From Progressivism to Postmodernism.Robert Hollinger & David J. Depew (eds.) - 1995 - Praeger.
  25. Dennett and His Critics: Demystifying Mind.Bo Dahlbom (ed.) - 1993 - Blackwell.
    Daniel Dennett is arguably one of the most influential yet radical philosophers in America today. In this volume, Dennett is confronted by colleagues and critics, from philosophy, biology and psychology. His reply constitutes an extensive essay which clarifies, and develops further, central themes in his philosophy. The debate ranges over Dennett's whole corpus, but special attention is given to his major work on consciousness, Consciousness Explained. The volume includes a critical assessement of Dennett's views on behaviouralism and the subjectivity of (...)
  26. Principles of Instrumental Logic: John Dewey's Lectures in Ethics and Political Ethics, 1895-1896.Donald F. Koch (ed.) - 2008 - Southern Illinois University Press.
    In the lectures on the logic of ethics, he sets forth and defends the view that the "is" in a moral judgment such as "This is good" is a coordinating factor in an inquiry.
  27. Richard Mckeon: A Study.George Kimball PLOCHMANN - 1990 - University of Chicago Press.
    This study by George Kimball Plochmann, a former student of McKeon's, is the first book-length treatment of the ideas of this legendary teacher, scholar, and diplomat who outlined a profound and creative vision for the reorganization of all ...
  28. Young Sidney Hook: Marxist and Pragmatist.Christopher Phelps - 1997 - Cornell University Press.
    Of great relevance to contemporary debates over socialism and democracy, Young Sidney Hook reopens the controversial question of the relationship between ...
  29. The Wilderness and the City: American Classical Philosophy as a Moral Quest.Michael A. Weinstein - 1982 - University of Massachusetts Press.
    I American Philosophy as a Form of Modern Philosophy The essence of modern philosophy is the expression of an image of human existence and of its major ...
  30. Philosophy and Religion in Colonial America.Claude Milton Newlin - 1962 - New York: Greenwood Press.
  31. Reflections on Philosophy and Religion.Alan Donagan - 1999 - Oxford University Press.
    This book contains the collected papers of Alan Donagan on topics in the philosophy of religion. Donagan was respected as a leading figure in American moral philosophy. His untimely death in 1991 prevented him from collecting his philosophical reflections on religion, particularly Christianity, and its relation to ethics and other concerns. This collection, therefore, constitutes the fullest expression of Donagan's thought on Christianity and ethics, in which it is possible to discern the outlines of a coherent, overarching theory. Editor Anthony (...)
  32. American Pragmatism: A Religious Genealogy.M. Gail Hamner - 2003 - Oxford University Press.
    Hamner seeks to discover what makes pragmatism uniquely American. She argues that the inextricably American character of pragmatism of such figures as C.S. Peirce and William James lies in its often understated affirmation of America as a uniquely religious country with a God-given mission and populated by God-fearing citizens.
  33. Latin American Philosophy in the Twentieth Century: Man, Values, and the Search for Philosophical Identity.Jorge J. E. Gracia (ed.) - 1986 - Prometheus Books.
  34. Frontiers of Consciousness: Interdisciplinary Studies in American Philosophy and Poetry.Stanley J. Scott - 1991 - Fordham University Press.
    Frontiers of Consciousness is a study of the problem of consciousness in a historic period of revolutionary change, and an authentic example of “interdisciplinary studies.” The book contains a wealth of insight into the conceptual interrelationships between the work of the American philosophers who have been called the Builders (William James, Josiah Royce, Charles Peirce, and John Dewey) and the work of three great modernist poets (T. S. Eliot, Wallace Stevens, and William Carlos Williams).
  35. Beyond All Appearances.Paul Weiss - 1974 - Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press.
    An internationally renowned philoso­pher propounds a way to advance be­yond appearance to ultimate realities and a final ideal. “One of philosophy’s main functions is to arouse thought, to awaken and redirect. It asks others to think through, to assess, and at the same time to be flexible and steady. Author and reader must, despite the printed page, despite differences in age and experience, training and knowl­edge, philosophize together,” writes Paul Weiss in his brilliant new book. And this is exactly what (...)
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  36. The Blackwell Guide to American Philosophy.Armen T. Marsoobian & John Ryder (eds.) - 2004 - Wiley-Blackwell.
  37. Recovering Pragmatism's Voice: The Classical Tradition, Rorty, and the Philosophy of Communication.Lenore Langsdorf & Andrew R. Smith (eds.) - 1994 - State University of New York Press.
    This book focuses on what pragmatism tells us about the nature and function of communication.
  38. The American Medical Ethics Revolution: How the Ama's Code of Ethics has Transformed Physicians' Relationships to Patients, Professionals, and Society.Robert Baker (ed.) - 1999 - Johns Hopkins University Press.
    The American Medical Association enacted its Code of Ethics in 1847, the first such national codification. In this volume, a distinguished group of experts from the fields of medicine, bioethics, and history of medicine reflect on the development of medical ethics in the United States, using historical analyses as a springboard for discussions of the problems of the present, including what the editors call "a sense of moral crisis precipitated by the shift from a system of fee-for-service medicine to a (...)
  39. Rhetoric, Sophistry, Pragmatism.Steven Mailloux (ed.) - 1995 - Cambridge University Press.
    The anti-sceptical relativism and self-conscious rhetoric of the pragmatist tradition, which began with the Older Sophists of Ancient Greece and developed through an American tradition including William James and John Dewey has attracted new attention in the context of late twentieth-century postmodernist thought. At the same time there has been a more general renewal of interest across a wide range of humanistic and social science disciplines in rhetoric itself: language use, writing and speaking, persuasion, figurative language, and the effect of (...)
  40. African-American Philosophers: 17 Conversations.George Yancy (ed.) - 1998 - Routledge.
    African-American Philosophers brings into conversation seventeen of the foremost thinkers of color to discuss issues such as Black existentialism, racism, Black women philosophers within the academy, affirmative action and the conceptual parameters of African-American philosophy.
  41. The Paulo Freire Reader.Paulo Freire - 1998 - Continuum.
  42. Philosophy the Day After Tomorrow.Stanley Cavell - 2005 - Belknap Press of Harvard University Press.
    Something out of the ordinary -- The interminable Shakespearean text -- Fred Astaire asserts the right to praise -- Henry James returns to America and to Shakespeare -- Philosophy the day after tomorrow -- What is the scandal of skepticism? -- Performative and passionate utterance -- The Wittgensteinian event -- Thoreau thinks of ponds, Heidegger of rivers -- The world as things.
  43. American Exposures: Photography and Community in the Twentieth Century.Louis Kaplan - 2005 - Univ of Minnesota Press.
    "American Exposures sheds light on photographs, from Arthur Mole's propagandistic 'living photographs' of American icons and symbols to the exploration of contemporary subcultural communities by the Korean-born photographer and performance ...
  44. Selected Philosophical Essays.Carl G. Hempel - 2000 - Cambridge University Press.
    Carl Gustav Hempel (1905-1997) was one of the preeminent figures in the philosophical movement of logical empiricism. He was a member of both the Berlin and Vienna circles, fled Germany in 1934 and finally settled in the US where he taught for many years in New York, Princeton, and Pittsburgh. The essays in this collection come from the early and late periods of Hempel's career and chart his intellectual odyssey from a rigorous commitment to logical positivism in the 1930s (when (...)
  45. The Promise of Pragmatism: Modernism and the Crisis of Knowledge and Authority.John Patrick Diggins - 1994 - University of Chicago Press.
    The book also draws on an alternative set of American thinkers to explore the blind spots in the pragmatic temper."—William Connolly, New York Times Book Review "An extraordinarily ambitious work of both analysis and synthesis. . .
  46. Time and Reality in American Philosophy.Bertrand P. Helm - 1985 - University of Massachusetts Press.
    NTRODUCTION intellectual history plainly shows that there is neither a continuing persistence of received ideas nor an unfailing loyalty to a single cluster ...
  47. Must We Mean What We Say?: A Book of Essays.Stanley Cavell - 1969 - Cambridge University Press.
    Reissued with a new preface, this famous collection of essays covers a remarkably wide range of philosophical issues, including essays on Wittgenstein, Austin, Kierkegaard, and the philosophy of language, and extending beyond philosophy into discussions of music and drama. Previous edition hb ISBN (1976): 0-521-21116-6 Previous edition pb ISBN (1976): 0-521-29048-1.
  48. Reason & Emancipation: Essays on the Philosophy of Kai Nielsen.Michel Seymour & Matthias Fritsch (eds.) - 2006 - Humanity Books.
    Religion -- Metaphilosophy -- Marxism -- Global justice -- Nationalism.
  49. Hearing Things: Voice and Method in the Writing of Stanley Cavell.Timothy Gould - 1998 - University of Chicago Press.
    Hearing Things is the first work to treat systematically the relation between Cavell's pervasive authorial voice and his equally powerful, though less discernible, impulse to produce a set of usable philosophical methods.
  50. Fodor: Language, Mind, and Philosophy.M. J. Cain - 2002 - Polity Press.
    Jerry Fodor is one of the most important philosophers of mind in recent decades. He has done much to set the agenda in this field and has had a significant influence on the development of cognitive science. Fodor's project is that of constructing a physicalist vindication of folk psychology and so paving the way for the development of a scientifically respectable intentional psychology. The centrepiece of his engagement in this project is a theory of the cognitive mind, namely, the computational (...)
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